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Jatropha glandulifera - Dravantī
Dravantī is the dried seeds of Jatropha glandulifera. It is an evergreen shrub with stout branches and a smooth papery bark. It is found mostly in the black cotton soil of Deccan but also found in plains of northern India.
- 1 Uses
- 2 Parts Used
- 3 Chemical Composition
- 4 Common names
- 5 Properties
- 6 Habit
- 7 Identification
- 8 List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
- 9 Where to get the saplings
- 10 Mode of Propagation
- 11 How to plant/cultivate
- 12 Commonly seen growing in areas
- 13 Photo Gallery
- 14 References
- 15 External Links
It contains Jatrophin, jatropholone A, fraxetin, coumarino-lignan.
|Kannada||Erandane danti, Totla|
|Hindi||Laal Bagharend, Jangali erandi|
|Telugu||Adavi Amadam, Vatti amudamu|
|Sanskrit||Bṛhaddantī, Vyāghrairāṇḍa, Putraśreṇī|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
Laghu, Tīkṣṇa, Snigdha
Pittahara, Kaphahara, Recaka, Viḍbhedana, Dīpana, Viṣaghna
|Alternate||Simple||Leaf Margins is Serrate|
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Cymes||2-4cm long||Greenish yellow||Flowering throughout the year|
|Capsule||2-4 cm||Fruiting throughout the year||Many seeds|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
- Miśraka Sneha
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
The cultivators are expected to adopt it by way of agro- forestry.